Scripophily.com Is Offering an Original Disston Land Company Bond Certificate Hand Signed by Hamilton Disston Dated in 1894

Hamilton Disston owned four million acres of land in Florida and attempted to drain the Everglades, which triggered Florida’s first land boom. The Disston Land Company was directly responsible for creating the towns of Kissimmee, St. Cloud, Gulfport, Tarpon Springs, and aided the rapid growth of St. Petersburg, Florida. Disston Land Company Hamilton Disston purchased…

The Story of Bob.com

The Story of Bob.com March 1, 2016 Karl Smallwood Leave a comment In 1983, Paul Mockapetris proposed a distributed database of internet name and address pairs, now known as the Domain Name System (DNS).  This is essentially a distributed “phone book” linking a domain’s name to its address, allowing you to type in something like…

Sports Authority, Inc. – 1995

$250.00 – Sports – Beautifully engraved specimen certificate from the Sports Authority, Inc. printed in 1995. This historic document was printed by the American Banknote Company and has an ornate border around it with a vignette of different athletes form around the would. This item has the printed signatures of the…